Knowing Roger Corman’s legendary reputation as a savvy businessman and even savvier exploitation filmmaker, it should come as no surprise that he managed to capitalize on the Sputnik scare of 1957. 1,747 more words
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We’ve come a long way from the 19th century body snatching. Or have we? 917 more words
GRAVE, n. A place in which the dead are laid to await the coming of the medical student.
A census in 1890 listed Chris Baker’s occupation as “Anatomical Man.” While the title sounds like that one of today’s superheroes, the nineteenth century existence of this vocation kept people from lingering around medical colleges after dark. 829 more words